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Eastern Michigan at Purdue GameThread & How to Watch

Time to go get that first win of the season.

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It’s game day again and we have Eastern Michigan in West Lafayette. That’s a lot of directions in one sentence, but hopefully Purdue is just going to go in one direction: the end zone. we know that both David Blough and Elijah Sindelar will play a quarter in the first half, but Jeff Brohm will evaluate at halftime and probably stick with the better guy in the second half. Like many other things, it is one area where Purdue needs to smooth things out and this is a great game to do that.

Purdue needs to settle on a quarterback, needs to find a pass rush, and needs to cut back on penalties and turnovers. This should be the game for that. I expect a relatively easy win despite what will probably be some pretty awful weather. Let’s just get out of here with the win and fewer injuries. That is the most important thing.

Purdue vs EMU Game Day Vitals

Opponent Eastern Michigan Eagles
Opponent Eastern Michigan Eagles
Current Record 1-0, 0-0 MAC West
Last Game Defeated Monmout 51-17
Stadium Ross-Ade Stadium
Capacity 57,236
Surface Grass
Tickets Starting at $9 on StubHub
Starting at $7 on SeatGeek
Kickoff Time 12:00 PM EDT
Online Streaming BTN2Go and FoxSportsGo
Satellite Radio Sirius XM Channel 84
Odds Purdue 15 point favorites
All-Time Series Purdue leads 2-0
Current Streak Purdue: 2 games
Last Purdue Win 54-16 on 9/15/2012 in West Lafayette
Last EMU Win Never
SB Nation Blog Representation Hustle Belt
Weather Forecast Highs in low 70s, mostly cloudy skies, 50/50 chance for showers
2017 EMU Record 5-7, 3-5 MAC West
2017 EMU Postseason None
Coach Chris Creighton, 5th season at EMU, 16-34 record, 153-80 overall CFB record